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* 6th: '''[[Bay of Islands|Waitangi]] day''' - [[New Zealand]]'s national day. Commemorates the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi.
 
* 6th: '''[[Bay of Islands|Waitangi]] day''' - [[New Zealand]]'s national day. Commemorates the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi.
  
* Thursday before Ash Wednesday - '''Fasnacht''' in parts of southern [[Germany]] and [[Northeastern Switzerland]] - Colourful street carnivals to ward off the winter spirits, featuring costumed brass bands. Takes place in most towns
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* Thursday before Ash Wednesday: '''Fasnacht''' in parts of southern [[Germany]] and [[Northeastern Switzerland]] - Colourful street carnivals to ward off the winter spirits, featuring costumed brass bands. Takes place in most towns
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* Late January or early February: '''Chinese New Year''', celebrated in [[China]], [[Singapore]] and anywhere where there are large concentrations of Chinese
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* Late January or early February: '''Korean Lunar New Year''' (''Seollal''), [[South Korea]]
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* Late January or early February: '''Vietnamese New Year''' (''Tết''), [[Vietnam]]
  
 
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Revision as of 09:13, 10 February 2005

Specific dates

Every year

  • 6th: Waitangi day - New Zealand's national day. Commemorates the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi.
  • Thursday before Ash Wednesday: Fasnacht in parts of southern Germany and Northeastern Switzerland - Colourful street carnivals to ward off the winter spirits, featuring costumed brass bands. Takes place in most towns
  • Late January or early February: Chinese New Year, celebrated in China, Singapore and anywhere where there are large concentrations of Chinese
  • Late January or early February: Korean Lunar New Year (Seollal), South Korea
  • Late January or early February: Vietnamese New Year (Tết), Vietnam
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January | February | March | April | May | June
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